Birthdays

1943 – Maceo Parker, saxophonist, James Brown

1945 – Vic Briggs, guitarist, The Animals

1946 – Doug Simril, guitarist/pianist, Steve Miller Band

1950 – Roger Fisher, guitarist, Heart

1951 – Kenny Hyslop, drummer, Slik

1972 – Rob Thomas, lead singer, Matchbox Twenty

1978 – Dwele, soul singer

Died on this day

1989 – Vincent Crane, keyboardist, Atomic Rooster (born 1943)

1999 – Buddy Knox, rockabilly singer/songwriter (born 1933)

1999 – Doug Weston, owner, The Troubador in LA (born 1926)

2002 – Mick Tucker, drummer, The Sweet (born 1947)

2006 – Lynden David Hall, neo-soul singer (born 1974)

2010 – Doug Fieger, guitarist, The Knack (born 1952)

And on this day in...

1967 – Aretha Franklin recorded Respect

1970 – The Who played at Leeds University - the recording of the gig was released as Live At Leeds

Celebrating 14 February

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